Fincantieri Launches Carnival Cruise Line’s New Ship
Carnival Panorama, the new ship of cruise ship operator Carnival Cruise Line was launched at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Venice on December 6.
Interior fittings will now begin, leading the ship to its delivery, scheduled in autumn 2019. The new unit will be a sister ship of Carnival Vista, delivered in Monfalcone in April, 2016, as well as of Carnival Horizon, built in Marghera and delivered this year in March.
At 133,500 gross tons and 323 meters long, the new vessel will have 2,004 passenger cabins added up to the 770 of the crew, being able to accommodate more than 6,500 people onboard, including staff.
Fincantieri said that the units of the Vista class are a new technological benchmark, in Europe and worldwide, in terms of cutting-edge layout, extremely high performance and high quality technical solutions.
In addition to Carnival Panorama, Marghera shipyard has in its order book the second ship for the Costa Asia brand and the third Pinnacle class unit for Holland America Line, respectively scheduled to be delivered in 2020 and 2021.
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